Vietnam, China work together to fight human trafficking
Vietnamese and Chinese police have been consistently stepping up cooperation in the battle against human trafficking.
The appraisal was announced at a workshop on the prevention and fight against human trafficking on August 6 by the Vietnamese police and their Chinese colleague.
Since 2006, police have uncovered 111 cases of trafficking women and children and arrested 214 suspects. In active coordination Chinese police have rescued and returned 511 victims to Viet Nam.
In the reviewed period, 149 cases of human trafficking to China were discovered, involving as many as 271 people, including 59 children. Victims were from rural and isolated areas in northern provinces.
Recently, there has been an increase in the number of victims from central, Central Highlands and southwestern provinces.-(VNA)